droidcon London Hack Weekend 2016

Topics covered at #droidconHack

Saturday, 29th - Sunday, 30th October in London



We hope droidcon London 2016 will inspire you with lots of new ideas. If you fancy getting stuck in straight away, join fellow droidcon attendees and some of the most talented coders and experts, for the traditional, weekend-long DroidconHack and create something amazing!

Enjoyed #DroidconUK 2017? Do you want to apply some of those new skills you gained?

You can come along with your own team, but it's also cool if you're on your own - we will be putting together teams on Saturday!


WHAT: Droidcon London Hack Weekend

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday October 29-30th, starts at 09:00

WHERE: at Skills Matter’s Codenode


  • Create an app for our TC8000 (Zebra)
  • Build something with FireBase (Google & Novoda)
  • Build something with Bluetoothtap (Equal Experts)


  • One HooToo VR Headset sponsored by Zebra
  • One Sony Xperia sponsored by XDA Developers
  • One Amazon Echo sponsored by Equal Experts


Attendance is free for registered attendees. You can get a ticket here


October 29th

09:00-10:00 Welcome & Refreshments

10:00-10:30 Introductions of the challenges & prizes

We'll kick off with a presentation of this year's droidcon London Hack Weekend challenges and sponsors at CodeNode.

10:30-12:30 Hacking in teams

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-18:00 Hacking in teams

18:00-19:00 Drinks & pizza

19:00-22:00 Hacking in teams until 10pm on Saturday, we will come back @ CodeNode at 9am on Sunday.

October 30th

We'll kick off at 9am and normally present each project at around 1pm on Sunday. The jury will select the winners of the challenges (from 11am to 1pm approx) and the droidcon London Hack Weekend finishes with an award ceremony of the prizes (which have been pretty cool most years) which starts at 1pm and finishes at 2pm.


droidcon London Hack Weekend will be hosted at CodeNode, Skills Matter's community venue, which features plenty of spaces to collaborate and work on projects. CodeNode features fast and reliable WIFI, all spaces come with plenty of sockets, whiteboards.

CodeNode's 9 metre long 'spacebar' will water and feed you throughout the 2 days.


You can take part in the droidcon London Hack Weekend by registering on these pages.

We look forward to welcoming everyone at CodeNode!

Content Disclaimer

Skills Matter makes no claims to ownership over any type of intellectual property you may use at the hackathon, including trademarks, copyrights, and patentable ideas.

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We're currently working on a program. If you have any suggestions, topics you'd like to see covered, or experts you'd like to meet, let us know!


If you would like to engage some of the most talented android coders and experts with your platform, tools or devices, sponsor the DroidconHack, set a challenge, support the teams taking up your challenge and select and celebrate the winners on Sunday!

For more information about DroidconHack sponsorship options, contact [sponsors@skillsmatter.com]sponsors@skillsmatter.com

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